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Crown Ground (ATT 1,486) 13th September 2011 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: D Webb

Accrington Accrington Stanley vs Rotherham United Rotherham

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Last Updated: 12/09/11 5:53pm

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Coid: Could return

Coid: Could return

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's League Two clash between Accrington Stanley and Rotherham at Crown Ground.

Stanley boss John Coleman has almost a fully-fit squad at his disposal for the midweek tie.

Midfielders Charlie Barnett and Nat Taylor are both unavailable because of suspension.

Barnett is serving the final game of his three-match ban following his straight red card against Barnet at the beginning of the month.

Taylor, meanwhile, is still in the middle of the 35-day ban he received after being sent off for Accrington and Rossendale College last season - before he had penned professional terms.

Midfielder Ian Craney could start after coming off the bench to score in Saturday's 1-1 draw at Gillingham. Alan Burton is rated doubtful because of a virus but Danny Coid has resumed training and may feature.

Millers midfielder Danny Schofield is expected to return to the starting line-up for the clash.

Schofield, who can operate in any number of midfield or striking positions, missed Saturday's win over Dagenham & Redbridge due to a one-game ban.

Manager Andy Scott, unhappy with his side's display against Daggers on Saturday despite victory, must decide who will make way for Schofield, with Jason Taylor stepping into the side in his absence.

Midfielder Mark Bradley missed out on Saturday due to a hamstring strain and remains doubtful, while goalkeeper Jamie Annerson, defender Johnny Mullins and midfielder Paul Warne (all knee) remain long-term absentees.

Rotherham have lost only one of their first seven league games and lie second in the table behind leaders Morecambe on goal difference.

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1 Burton Albion 38 76
2 Shrewsbury Town 39 74
3 Wycombe Wanderers 39 74
4 Bury 38 67
5 Southend United 38 63
6 Newport County AFC 39 61
7 Plymouth Argyle 39 60
8 Luton Town 39 58
9 Stevenage 38 57
10 Northampton Town 39 56
11 Exeter City 39 55
12 AFC Wimbledon 39 53
13 Morecambe 39 50
14 Portsmouth 39 49
15 Dagenham & Redbridge 39 49
16 Oxford United 39 46
17 Accrington Stanley 39 46
18 Mansfield Town 39 45
19 Cambridge United 39 44
20 York City 39 41
21 Carlisle United 39 41
22 Hartlepool United 39 39
23 Tranmere Rovers 39 38
24 Cheltenham Town 39 37